Cascade Idaho Backyard Nature Wedding | Jenise + Kyle

Since elementary school Jenise has had an important place in my life. She effortlessly guided our dear friends and I through the annoying awkwardness that was adolescence, and emerged without many embarrassing teenage moments. She throws a mean Halloween party, or any party, and has always supported us in every adventure, and misstep, we might attempt. 

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This lovely girl, and my dear friend, married her soulmate on Saturday, August 22nd in an intimate ceremony overlooking the smoke covered meadows and mountains of Cascade Idaho.  I could not have imagined a better man for her journey through life than Kyle. His smart mouth keeps us all in check and his hilarious, yet distinctly dad-like, bad jokes will entertain her for years to come. 

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The whole backyard wedding was inspired by succulents. The girls wore shades of green,  paper succulents decorated the signs, and guests took home a hanging air plant as favors. 

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J.A.R.V.I.S and Sophie were decked out in their wedding finest for the special occasion. 

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"We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love" -Robert Fulghum
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A close friend of Kyle led the couple through a Dudeist ceremony, complete with a couple of rugs that really tied the room together.  And of course the dogs got to be front and center as well. 

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Growing up with Jenise, she's always been known to have a beat up pair of All-Stars in constant rotation. For their wedding day, Jenise & Kyle got a fresh pair to start their life off together. 

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White Russians were served at the reception, in true dude fashion. The Dude himself even made a quick appearance, though he ditched the bathrobe (and wig!) to take a special moment with his daughter. 

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The night ended with a Beersbee tournament on the hillside. Many catches were made, missed, and beers drank, but no winner was crowned. Which is probably better, since these two newlyweds certainly got the best prize of the day, someone to spend a lifetime with!

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Congrats Jenise & Kyle!

Succulent Bouquet: Blooms
Location: Cascade, Idaho
Decorations: Homemade